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DFAS FISCAM Audit Readiness Support
USAID DCAA Incurred Cost Audit Support 
The Joint Staff (TJS) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Support
Defense Health Program (DHP) and Defense Health Agency (DHA) Audit Readiness Support
Special Operations Command – Pacific (SOCPAC), Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR) Support

Project Details:

Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), FISCAM Audit Readiness Support:

Integrate into Tiger Teams and participate in all phases of the Tiger Team process for the remaining four (4) high priority DFAS systems.  Assist in the development of Test Plans for all seventy (70) hypercritical control techniques (CTs) operating effectively for the twenty (20) high priority systems in scope. Assist in the development of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) by leveraging the DRs created as a part of the Tiger Team process for all CTs that have a DR. Work with teaming partner management and DFAS to update existing CAPs developed by DFAS system stakeholders. Deliver control descriptions, test method summaries and deficiency reports as a part of the Tiger Teams process. Work with teaming partner management to deliver corrective action plans and test plans for the seventy (70) hypercritical control techniques (CTs) that map to the twenty (20) high priority systems in scope.

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) DCAA Incurred Cost Audit Support:

Support includes obtaining an understanding of the contractor’s internal controls, assessing control risk, and determining the extent of audit testing needed based on the control risk assessment; Examining, on a test basis, evidence supporting the amounts and disclosures in the data and records evaluated; Assessing the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by the contractor; Evaluating the overall data and records presentation; Determining the need for technical specialist assistance; Evaluating the contractor’s incurred cost submission using the applicable requirements contained in the FAR, AIDAR, DSSR and Contract Terms. Assist in the development of final reports based on Special Audit Requirements such as expenses related to Consultants, Subcontractors, Staff and Consultant Salary Limitations, and Buy-American Requirements. Support reconciliation of booked to billed costs and the reporting of un-reconciled differences. Completing sufficient audit procedures to recommend allowable indirect cost rates to the Contracting Officer and determining the allowability, allocability and reasonableness of indirect costs and recommend contracting officer-determined indirect cost rates for any given fiscal year, if applicable. Determine the allowability, allocability and reasonableness of direct costs for any given fiscal year in accordance with GAGAS.

The Joint Staff (TJS) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Support:

Sehlke Consulting is providing support to TJS’ business processes, activities, operation and maintenance, change development, tracking and implementation, and management to ensure that TJS and its key business systems are fully audit-ready in terms of Federal financial systems audit standards and that, TJS’ business processes and activities leading to EBAS interaction contains accurate, timely, auditable transactions to support the Joint Staff. EBAS capability is estimated to entail 25% customized code, with the remaining 75% capability via commercially available off the shelf (COTS) software.

Defense Health Program (DHP) and Defense Health Agency (DHA) Audit Readiness Support:

Sehlke Consulting is providing audit readiness support to the Defense Health Program (DHP) Enterprise Wide Financial Statement Reporting Entities (FSRE), including DHA-Financial Operations Division (DHA-FOD); DHA-Contract Resource Management (DHA-CRM); Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS); Service Medical Activities (SMA); SMA–Army, SMA–Navy, SMA–Air Force, and National Capital Region Medical Directorate (NCR-MD) and Medicare-Eligible Retiree Health Care Fund (MERHCF). Support DHA by assisting the Army Medical Command located in San Antonio, TX with mapping current internal controls over financial reporting for the Army’s OMB A-123 Appendix A, Property Plant & Equipment (PP&E) IPA Audit Preparation Support, creating corrective action plans (CAP) for all complementary user entity controls (CUEC).

Special Operations Command – Pacific (SOCPAC), Financial Improvement Audit Readiness (FIAR) Support:

Sehlke Consulting provides Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness (FIAR) support to the Special Operations Command – Pacific (SOCPAC), SOJ8 Comptroller office and SOCPAC Directorate Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR) aboard Headquarters SOCPAC, Camp Smith, HI.  SOCPAC is a Theater Special Operations Command (TSOC) charged with providing special operations support and oversight within the Pacific Command (PACOM) Area of Responsibility (AOR). The SOJ8 Comptroller office is responsible for SOCPAC’s Audit Readiness Requirement Program, while supporting SOCPAC and affiliated component units, Governmental organizations and partner nation forces supporting the Special Operations Forces missions.

Our support includes providing Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who deliver expert advice, analyses, and assistance in carrying out responsibilities and all actions required to support FIAR initiatives. This includes developing Process Cycle Memorandums (PCMs) to identify and document internal controls, systems, and risks for business and financial processes for the following segments: Civilian Pay (CIVPAY), Transportation of People (TOP), Contract Vendor Pay, Transportation of Things (TOT), Military Standard Requisitioning and Issue Procedures (MILSTRIP), Funds Receipt and Distribution, Reimbursable Work Orders (RWO) and Asset Management. Sehlke identifies deficiencies and assists the SOJ8 Comptroller office in the development of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) for implementation. Additionally, the team performs internal control testing of each segment to support CAP validation and sustainment.  Support also includes supporting current USSOCOM/USPACOM audit support requirements, through providing quality assurance reviews of audit sample Key Supporting Documentation (KSD) prior to being submitted to the auditor within compressed timeframes.

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